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What does the name "Jocelyn" mean?

Jocelyn (English): Little Goth

The name "Jocelyn" is of English origin and it means "Little Goth". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls. There are 2 other names that are similar to this one.

J is for jewel, the sparkle in your eye.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

C is for complete, nothing further needed here.

E is for elegant, born within you.

L is for little, the little things you do.

Y is for young, the years never show!

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Your name in reverse order is "Nylecoj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Jcloney". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Jocelyn" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Jocelyn? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 98,072 babies born with the name Jocelyn in the United States. That's more than enough Jocelyns to occupy the territory of Jersey (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 97,857 (as of March 27, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1900 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jocelyn" was in 2007 with a total of 5,289 babies. (That's a lot of baby Jocelyns)

According to the 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jocelyn" is not a popular baby girl's name in Missouri. Imagine that, only 16 babies in Missouri have the same name as you in 1992. Across the entire United States a total of 1,858 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Jocelyn popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Jocelyn in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Jocelyn

Jocelyn Quivrin

Jocelyn was born in 1979 in Dijon, Cote-d'Or, France.


Joy Bisco

Joy Bisco is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1995 to present. Joy was born in 1975 as Jocelyn Bisco in San Diego, California, U.S.


Jocelyn Thibault

Jocelyn Thibault is an ice hockey player. Jocelyn was born in 1975 in Montreal, QC, CAN.


Jocelyn Angloma

Jocelyn Angloma is a football biography. Jocelyn was born in 1967 in Abymes, Guadeloupe.


Past life for Jocelyn born Dec 8, 1941

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern New Zealand approximately on 1200. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.